Planning & Development is led by Mayor Michael Lorentz who prepares information necessary to generate new development and redevelopment throughout the City, working closely with City Council, the Planning Commission and the Wood, Washington, Wirt County Interstate Planning Commission to implement initiatives that will enhance and improve the quality of life for the citizens of Belpre and the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Planning & Development is responsible for current planning, which involves zoning and land use regulations as well as comprehensive planning, which addresses broad community issues by establishing guidelines for the future growth of the City. The Mayor and Safety Service Director prepares and manages grants and other funding programs for the City of Belpre.

The Belpre Standard Details and Forms link below has all the information needed for your development process.

Belpre Standard Details and Forms

The City of Belpre Permits link is a one click link to permits required for any and all projects.

City of Belpre Permits

Zoning and Permits at glance:

To download the zoning map

Application for Zoning Permit